Root Beer BBQ Ribs

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Stephanie Schleigh

Community Member

Difficulty

Medium 👍
40
min.
Preparation
80
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-7+
2 lbs pork ribs
vegetable oil (for frying)
½ cup barbecue sauce
12 fl oz root beer
1½ tsp salt
½ cup barbecue sauce

Utensils

  • scissors
  • Instant Pot
  • 2 tongs
  • carving fork
  • plate
  • bowl
  • 3 whisks
  • cutting board
  • Large pan
  • Step 1/20

    • 2 lbs pork ribs
    • scissors

    Divide ribs into 6-7" sections.

  • Step 2/20

    • Instant Pot

    Press Sauté (set to Normal).

  • Step 3/20

    • vegetable oil (for frying)

    Cover bottom of the pot with vegetable oil and let heat for 90 seconds.

  • Step 4/20

    • tongs
    • carving fork
    • plate

    Add one section of rib. Let cook for 3 minutes on each side, remove section to a clean plate. Repeat for each section, adding vegetable oil as needed.

  • Step 5/20

    Press Cancel

  • Step 6/20

    Remove inner pot and carefully dispose of used oil. Wash pot with dish detergent and hot water. Rinse & dry completely. Replace in Instant Pot.

  • Step 7/20

    Stack rib sections into clean inner pot.

  • Step 8/20

    • ½ cup barbecue sauce
    • 12 fl oz root beer
    • 1½ tsp salt
    • bowl
    • whisk

    In a bowl, whisk 1/2 cup barbecue sauce, salt and root beer then pour over the stack of ribs in the inner pot.

  • Step 9/20

    Close & lock the lid.

  • Step 10/20

    Turn steam release valve to Sealing.

  • Step 11/20

    Select Pressure Cook–High & set timer for 45 minutes.

  • Step 12/20

    Allow Natural Release for 10 minutes.

  • Step 13/20

    Press steam release valve to initiate Quick Release.

  • Step 14/20

    Press Cancel and Keep Warm.

  • Step 15/20

    • cutting board
    • tongs

    Remove ribs, place on cutting board and let cool to warm.

  • Step 16/20

    Press Sauté–More.

  • Step 17/20

    • whisk

    Simmer 10-12 minutes, whisking frequently until thickened. Reduce to about 2 cups of sauce.

  • Step 18/20

    • ½ cup barbecue sauce
    • whisk

    Add remaining BBQ sauce, mixing well.

  • Step 19/20

    • Large pan

    Place ribs into a large pan then pour the sauce over them.

  • Step 20/20

    Enjoy!